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  • Resource Guide for Shingles

    RESOURCES

    Address:NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison6610 Rockledge DriveMSC 6612Bethesda, MD 20892-6612

    Phone:1-301-496-5717

    Internet Address: http://www.niaid.nih.gov

    Description of Services Provided:Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.

    RESOURCES

    Address:24 E. 64th StreetNew York, NY 10021

    Phone:1-212-371-7280

    Internet Address: http://www.vzvfoundation.org

    Description of Services Provided:This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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